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LIVE FROM MARS - Ohio Science Learning Outcomes

Ohio Science Learning Outcomes

The STANDARDS CORRELATION chart suggests which Ohio Science Learning Outcomes you can cover using LIVE FROM MARS in your classroom. We hope you will discover additional standards you can use. These are the ones our Instructional Materials Development team felt most directly related to the activities contained in LIVE FROM MARS.

For additional Ohio Science Learning Outcomes you can cover see the STANDARDS CORRELATION chart for the following PASSPORT TO KNOWLEDGE projects:

PASSPORT TO ANTARCTICA

PASSPORT TO THE RAINFOREST

PASSPORT TO THE SOLAR SYSTEM

PASSPORT TO WEATHER AND CLIMATE

LIVE FROM THE SUN/LIVE FROM THE AURORA

LIVE FROM A BLACK HOLE/LIVE FROM THE EDGE OF SPACE AND TIME

Fourth-Grade Proficiency Tests,   Sixth-Grade Proficiency Tests,   Ninth-Grade Proficiency Tests,   Twelfth-Grade Proficiency Tests,  

Fourth-Grade Proficiency Tests

2. Select instruments to make observations and/or organize observations of an event, object, or organism.

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3. Identify and/or compare the mass, dimensions, and volume of familiar objects in standard and/or nonstandard units.

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5. Analyze a series of events and/or simple daily or seasonal cycles and predict the next likely occurrence in the sequence.

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6. Evaluate a simple procedure to carry out an exploration.

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7. Identify and/or discuss the selection of resources and tools used for exploring scientific phenomena.

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8. Evaluate observations and measurements made by other persons.

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9. Demonstrate an understanding of safe use of materials and/or devices in science activities.

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12. Explain and/or predict the motion of objects and/or describe the effects of some objects on other objects.

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14. Identify and/or describe the relationship between human activity and the environment.

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Sixth-Grade Proficiency Tests

2. Identify the potential hazards and/or precautions involved in scientific investigations.

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3. Make inferences from observations of phenomena and/or events.

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4. Identify the positive and/or negative impact of technology on human activity.

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5. Evaluate conclusions based on scientific data.

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6. Recognize the advantages and/or disadvantages to the user in the operation of simple technological devices.

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7. Predict the influences of the motion of some objects on other objects.

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9. Provide examples of transformation and/or conservation of matter and energy in simple physical systems.

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10. Identify simple patterns in physical phenomena.

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11. Describe simple cycles of the earth and moon.

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Ninth-Grade Proficiency Tests

2. Distinguish between observation and inference given a representation of a scientific situation
Tell the difference between facts and assumptions

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3. Identify and apply science safety procedures
Identify the safety precautions needed when doing an experiment

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4. Demonstrate an understanding of the use of measuring devices and report data in appropriate units
Choose an instrument to make a certain measurement

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6. Apply concepts of the earth's rotation, tilt and revolution to an understanding of time and season
Explain how seasons change

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9. Apply the concept of force and inertia to predict the motion of objects
Describe the motion of a thrown ball

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10. Apply the concepts of energy transformations in electrical and mechanical systems
Describe how the energy in a flashlight battery is transformed into heat and light

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11. Apply concepts of sound and light waves to everyday situations
Describe how light and sound travel through different materials

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17. Describe the ways scientific ideas have changed using historical contexts
Describe how explanations of eclipses have changed over time

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19. Describe the relationship between technology and science
How do science and inventions affect each other

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Twelfth-grade Proficiency Tests

1. Trace energy transformations, and/or apply the principles of mass/energy conservation to physical and biological systems
Identify the changes in the forms of energy within a system

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3. Use fundamental forces to explain and make predictions about motions and changes in systems
Explain how the path of a thrown ball can be predicted and why the ball falls toward the ground

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4. Analyze the results of changing a component of simple systems
Explain and predict how a change can affect a system like a lake, a machine, or a mountain range

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5. Relate structure and function in physical and biological systems
Use the structure of wings and feathers to explain why birds can fly

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7. Evaluate the scientific validity of data used in persuasive communication
Evaluate the adverstising claim of a soap product

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8. Formulate an experimental design to test a given hypothesis
Design an experiment that will test an idea

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11. Relate planetary cycles and observations to natural phenomen including seasons, tides, days/nights, phases of the moon and eclipses
Explain the tides or an eclipse of the sun

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12. Demonstrate an understanding of units of measure and precision by using an appropriate measuring device for an application
Identify the appropriate instrument needed to make a given measurement

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13. Identify the safety precautions that should be taken given a Manufacturers Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) or a product label with a key
Know how to interpret safety precautions given on a MSDS or a product label

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15. Demonstrate an understanding that scientific theories and methods have developed and continue to develop throgh time
Describe how light and water affect plants

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16. Relate the effect of light and other factors on various aspects of plant life and growth, including photosynthesis and respiration, germination, and tropism
Describe how light and water affect plants

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Updated January 2001